DEAD OR ALIVE

Latest update on 23/04/2010

Artist: Woody Guthrie
Author: Woody Guthrie
Label: Folkways
Year: 1944

Work song about a runaway thief (or slave), face to face with his own picture on a wanted poster, putting a price on his head. First time in his life he felt worthy. Based upon traditional Poor Lazarus.

Covers:

1956:

Lonnie Donegan

1957:

Vipers [skiffle band from Liverpool as Poor Lazarus]

1992:

Arlo Guthrie

1998:

Van Morrison-Lonnie Donegan-Chris Barber

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